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Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
talking about that young man from dubai, or from pakistan, one of 66 countries, 77 countries perhaps where it is still illegal and a crime to be gay. and stewart was talking about the idea that in that airport in dubai, or in pakistan, that that young man who happens to be gay, or that young woman who happens to be lesbian sees on that board, that flight to san francisco, mentions harvey milk, san francisco international airport. the hope is that just like harvey gave hope to that young man from altuna, pennsylvania, we as a city can give hope to that young man and had young woman from the 77 countries. the timing is especially important for me as a member of the lgbt community. we are at a crossroads in history of lgbt right in this country. in a few months our united states supreme court will be deciding a number of cases that at their core go to the very question of whether or not we as members of the lgbt community are equal under the constitution and under the laws of this country. and what a better time for the city and county of san francisco to send a message that recognizes
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
pakistan from new legal oversight for targeted killings overseas. the washington post reports counter-terrorism adviser and cia-nominee john brennan has signed off on a plan to exempt the drone attacks in pakistan from a list of operations that would be covered under newly enacted rules. areas covered in the so-called play book include the process for adding names to kill lists, the principles for killing u.s. citizens abroad, and the command chain for authorizing cia or u.s. military strikes outside war zones. the exemption of drone strikes in pakistan would allow the cia to continue carrying them without -- tearing them without a legal framework for a to two years. the hostage standoff in a jury of his ended in the deaths of dozens of people, including up to 48 of the captured workers. algerian forces say they recovered at least 25 bodies after storming the militant held gas complex saturday, bringing the confirmed death toll to least 80. witnesses say the hostages were brutally executed. the toll could have been worse as hundreds of hostages had earlier managed to escape. a
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
, the so-called blind sheik. a pakistan scientist jailed for trying to kill american soldiers in afghanistan. the state department flatly denying the request. >> the united states does not negotiate with terrorists said. >> all say it again. the united states does not negotiate with terrorists. >> we do not negotiate with terrorists. we are obviously in consultations. lou: the problem with that statement is that this government has negotiated with terrorists. our government has been engaged in talks with the taliban and afghanistan since early 2009. the same group that has been a safe haven in the immediate aftermath of september 11th. documents found in the abbottabad compound the lion was killed proving a close working relationship between the two. the same group that is also responsible for a large portion of the 2200 american soldiers killed in afghanistan since 2001. not to mention the palestinian liberation organization the designation changed after we helped negotiate the deal. meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton chose her words carefully, while suggesting that t
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Jan 21, 2013 1:00pm EST
would probably be the next extra state might tilt toward pakistan. whenever there is a problem in pakistan, we sort of rush over there to save the place, meaning we're more on pakistan's side than new delhi. a former indian ambassador to the u.s. three times within one week complained to me about washington's policies express a lot of concerns. ashley: wasn't bin laden found in pakistan and can argue the authorities really let us down? >> they really did. the networks killing american soldiers and they are directing these terrorist attacks against india and it just two weeks ago in india you had these border shooting industries, indian soldiers were beheaded. this is very serious for new delhi. ashley: thank you very much for being here. tracy: as the president returns to the white house, rich edson standing by to talk to us about today's events in washington. ashley: drew barrymore teaming up with the corporate name while phil mickelson says he may cut his game short because of taxes. it's liberty money headlines when we come back. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligati
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
. campaigners against forced marriage interviewed a thousand pakistan the women living in the uk. 860 said they knew someone in their family was in a forced marriage. 800 of the same 1000 said they were forced into a marriage, they would not tell the police because they did not want to betray their family. that's exactly where the problem lies. >> changing the mindset for us is about utilizing religion to highlight the at and it is where we incorporate face leaders. >> others question how officers will reasonably be able to make a distinction between arranged marriages and forced once. >> arranged marriage is one based on joyce and consent. at the other end of the continuum, you got forced marriage based on coercion and the rest. it is the gray area in between that will be a challenge for prosecutors and law-enforcement agencies to captor. >> the real power lies in the hands of children who some honey to find the strength to say no to the authority figures in their lives. >> in the third part of our series of women around the world, we will take to the afghan capital word gender viole
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
radical, liberal ideas. he wasn'tbe proposing a single payer plan. or stop the drone war in pakistan. he is able to get covered because he takes positions which i agree with. i support gay rights and it is great he elevated it. but he gets a pass in a way. a lot of liberals are saying that this is liberal because of that. >> bret: chuck, there was a quote that caught a lot of people's eye from dan pfeiffer, the communication director that said this. he said this -- there is a moment of opportunity now that is important. what is frustrating is that we don't have a political system or an opposition party worthy of the opportunity. >> well, that was a nasty crack at the american political system. i guess i would say. that is what jumped out at me. the republicans is in there, but we heard that before. i think he walked it back later on and tried to say well, that was just this or that. rather contentious way to sum up the day. i guess, just briefly onbe what we have been talking about the whole civil rights aspect. feeling about the inauguration of the reassembling of the block-by-block dem
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
dollars. al qaeda was central al qaeda in pakistan. afghanistan was still operating, largely with impunity. and our alliances in the world were shredded. there was tremendous antip athy towards the administration and the country. that has changed. everyone at this table would agree that the world is a very complicated and dangerous place because of a lot of different factors. a guy sets himself on fire in tunisia and the world region goes up because of social media. we need to be smart about how we engage and where we engage. one thing we can't do is project force everywhere in the world. we don't have the resources. and it's not a smart way to run -- >> the drone policy has spread all over the world. and that is sort of what we're known by best. and to the arab spring, the united states was not a passive observer in this. yes, a fruit vendor in tunisia set himself on fire. yes, there was social media that helped spread this enthusiasm for change. but the united states did turn its back on mubarak in egypt. and i think we're going to look back and see that as one of the most impor
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
does it say about the reach of al qaeda now, not in pakistan or afghanistan, but in this new region, in north africa, and what, if any, policy does the obama administration have to combat? >> i think the algerian -- what we will remember about this week is not the gun measures and gun control proposals and maybe not president obama's second inaugural address for this reason. first of all, al qaeda is not done, unfortunately it has found new territory and the french are going in, to their credit to try and save mali and we are being slow, according to news reports, even providing backup help for them. the fact that -- i want to give them credit, the armed services committee of the house and the senate, would it ever happen in the past that the algerians would have felt they didn't have to let us know they were going in on a hostage rescue mission when americans were held hostage? not just not let us know, why didn't they ask for our help? we have a lot of assets in intelligence, and, we have a lot of well trained people who could become algerians for a day if they want to and make it
Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
think that's a reality and have done that in pakistan and yemen and elsewhere and i think the reality is it's going to be a continuing tool of national defense in the future. >> do you think chuck hagel is going to get confirmed? >> i think so without question. >> probably a rough time on the hill, however. >> you know, feels -- these guys will throw some tough questions at him but he's been here, knows the senate, and i'm confident he'll get through. >> you've been in government most of your life, it seems, and this is it. you go back to monterey to the walnut farm. must be somewhat emotional for you. >> it is. it is an emotional experience, i have my youngest son with me to be able to enjoy this and it's a thrill every time you go through this, but, you know, i'm proud of having been a public servant for most of my life and i hope that other young people who watch this event will commit themselves to public service because that's what our democracy needs. >> thank you very much for joining us. enjoy that 3,000-calorie meal but be careful with it. >> thanks very much. >> diane? >> th
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